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Cyber Deal Update: Wiz, EVA Group, Bitglass, & appgate,

Van Michael

Massive expansion continues through acquisition and large-scale capital influx.  Wix raises additional $250 million four months after raising $120 million.  The EVA Group eye’s its seat as a top 3 in France.  Appgate sees $1 billion valuation while going public through NLW’s acquisition. Funding Israeli cybersecurity startup Wiz raises $250 million in latest round of funding at $6 billion valuation.  This […]

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CYBER EXECUTIVE MOVES: TransUnion, Kovrr, JLL

Khushi Arora

TransUnion, Kovrr, and JLL nab new chief information security officers. TransUnion, a consumer credit reporting agency based in Chicago, has named Bill Shields as its chief information security officer. Shields joins the company from Visa. Kovrr, an Israel-based cyber risk modelling platform provider, nabbed Philippe Vuilleumier as a member of the company’s chief information security […]

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Third-Party Cloud Service Misuse Exposes Over 100M Users’ Data

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A recent report highlights app developers’ misconfiguration and poor implementation of third party cloud services, which may have exposed sensitive data of over 100 million users. An investigation of 23 […]

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EU Extends Sanctions to Hackers—Banks, Cyber Insurers Face Dilemma

Ellie Buscemi

The European Council extended a framework that penalizes cyber-attacks against EU or member countries for another year. The framework, part of the EU cyber diplomacy toolbox, aims to strengthen Europe’s […]

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Alex Urbelis on Legal Implications of Cyber Risk

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Is cross-functional collaboration a myth? Anyone who has ever participated in a boardroom meeting in which legal, compliance, and security leadership were present knows of the ongoing tension between these […]

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Cybersecurity M&A and Funding Update: Week of April 09

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Cofense, a Virginia-based phishing detection and response company, has acquired Cyberfish, an Israeli email security company that utilizes Computer Vision and Machine Learning technology. Cyberfish CEO Dima Kagan hopes the […]

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Ray Rothrock: Digital resiliency

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Large enterprises continue to be beleaguered by the outsized consequences of human errors, many of which are entirely avoidable. Jeremy Seth Davis spoke with RedSeal CEO Ray Rothrock about developing […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Wiz, EVA Group, Bitglass, & appgate,

Van Michael

Massive expansion continues through acquisition and large-scale capital influx.  Wix raises additional $250 million four months after raising $120 million.  The EVA Group eye’s its seat as a top 3 in France.  Appgate sees $1 billion valuation while going public through NLW’s acquisition. Funding Israeli cybersecurity startup Wiz raises $250 million in latest round of funding at $6 billion valuation.  This […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Wiz, EVA Group, Bitglass, & appgate,

Van Michael

Massive expansion continues through acquisition and large-scale capital influx.  Wix raises additional $250 million four months after raising $120 million.  The EVA Group eye’s its seat as a top 3 in France.  Appgate sees $1 billion valuation while going public through NLW’s acquisition. Funding Israeli cybersecurity startup Wiz raises $250 million in latest round of funding at $6 billion valuation.  This […]

CYBER EXECUTIVE MOVES: TransUnion, Kovrr, JLL

Khushi Arora

TransUnion, Kovrr, and JLL nab new chief information security officers. TransUnion, a consumer credit reporting agency based in Chicago, has named Bill Shields as its chief information security officer. Shields joins the company from Visa. Kovrr, an Israel-based cyber risk modelling platform provider, nabbed Philippe Vuilleumier as a member of the company’s chief information security […]

Cyber Deal Update: Orca Security, Carnami, Excygent

Van Michael

Two Homomorphic Encryption outfits fight for superiority through competing rounds of funding. Orca Security closes $550 million in Series C.  Coalition purchases Attune for undisclosed sum.  One Identity acquires OneLogin. Funding Cloud security provider Orca Security closes latest Series C at $550 million.  This round led by Singapore based Temasek provides an updated valuation at $1.8 billion.  This move deepens […]

Cyber Executive Moves: SAIC, Corvus Insurance, Cloudentity

Khushi Arora

SAIC appoints a new CISO, Corvus Insurance gains a new president, and Cloudentity nabs a new chief executive officer with a cybersecurity background. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), headquartered in Virginia, has appointed Kevin Brown as its chief information security officer. Brown joins SAIC from medical device company Boston Scientific. Accenture has appointed Jackie Fendrock […]

Cyber Deal Update: Coalition, Akamai, Fireeye & McAfee

Van Michael

Massive growth through expansion and acquisition. SenseOn sees +350% growth. HUB Security buys market access to 40 countries.  Tesserent secures an influx of $25 million to fund yesterday’s acquisitions.  Symphony Technology Group announces plans to buy FireEye’s product business at $1.2 billion with intent to merge McAfee’s enterprise business. Funding In the industry’s mad rush for cybersecurity […]

Cyber DeaL Update: Sternum, Panorays, Ketch

Van Michael

Paris-based Exclusive Networks IPO filing. Latest funding fuels Panoryas’s expansion in the US. LG’s latest buyout drives inroads towards connected car security, while Jungle Disk acquires new product divisions to immediately realize +100% growth. F5’s acquisition of Threat Stack buys real-time threat detection. Funding Exclusive Networks, a Paris-based cybersecurity and cloud solutions provider, filed its […]